Flores Island Tour 8Days 7Nights

Flores Island Tour 8D/7N gives you the time to really explore Flores Island that will combine with Wae Rebo Traditional Village, and Komodo Tour by private boat. Flores Island Tour 8D/7N that we prepared will start from Ende (the western part of Flores Island) and end in Labuan Bajo. We can also help you to rearrange this tour if you wish to start from Labuan Bajo and end up in Ende or Maumere so you can take a flight to Bali from Ende or Maumere.

Itinerary:

Day1: Bali – Ende – Moni (-/L/D)
Arrive at Ende airport, our guide will meet and welcome you with your name on signboard then transfer to a local restaurant for lunch. Visit Soekarno museum house in Ende – then drive up approx 2.5hours to Moni located in the slope of mt. kelimutu. Stops will be made at Wologai traditional village and Nduaria fruit market. Afternoon arriving in Moni, check in at Hotel. Dinner and stay overnight at Hotel.

Day2: Moni – Bajawa (B/L/D)
At 04:00am drive up to Mt. Kelimutu for about an hour drive. Upon arrival at the parking lot, trekking through over than 200 stairs up to the top at monument to see its picturesque three color lakes and the beautiful sunrise over the lakes if the weather permits, return to the Hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, check out from Hotel then proceed to Bajawa. The first part of the journey is on a panoramic road close to sea and we make a short visit to see the famous Blue Stone Beach. Lunch at a local Restaurant at Blue Stone Beach. After lunch, drive up to the Village of Boawae, beneath of the impressive Ebulobo volcano’s. In history, this village has became the capital of Nagakeo Kingdom. The day continues to experience the visit of the Soa Hot Spring Water. An amazing tropical place where some small rivers with hot waters converge into the hot spring and then you have chance for taking a bath at the natural pool of hot spring. Arrive in Bajawa, check in at Hotel. Dinner and stay overnight at Hotel.

Day3: Bajawa – Ruteng (B/L/D)
After early breakfast drive up to Bena Megalithic Village. The village consists of two parallel rows of traditional, high thatch-roofed houses. Highly visible in the center of the village are ngadhu and bhaga, pairs of shrines – one for each clan of the village – representing the clan’s ancestors. Bena offers an awesome sight of megalithic formations in the village center. Megaliths are a means to connect with the supernatural realm and to communicate with the ancestors, often by animal sacrifice. With its impressive stone formations and ancestral shrines, as well as traditional houses, Bena has turned into a signpost for Ngada culture. Life in the village of Bena is maintained with a stone age culture that has not changed much since 1,200 years ago. Generally, citizens of the tribes of Bena livelihood as cultivators with verdant gardens growing on the sides of the canyon that surround the village. Then we continue the trip to Aimere village, to see the process of local making palm wine, then lunch at a local restaurant in Borong. After lunch drive up to Ruteng with stops in Ranamese Lake and other photo stops according to local happenings. Afternoon arriving in Ruteng, check in at Hotel. Dinner and stay overnight at Hotel.

Day4: Ruteng – Denge – Wae Rebo Village (B/L/D)
Breakfast at Hotel then check out from hotel drive to Dintor aprox 3hours. Lunch in Dintor. After lunch then drive to Denge for star point of trekking to Wae Rebo. Trekking; distance around 2-3hours, here the atmosphere of being in the forest is real while sometimes the song of asian paradise flycatcher could be heard. Proceed then to reach post 2 at pocoroko a vantage point for picturesque views toward savu sea in the south. It is the last place for cellular phone connection services available. The next stop will be at nampe bakok – a place where you will have a complete view over the traditional village of waerebo. Arrive at waerebo – welcome ceremony – free time at the village. In the village to comprehend the local way of life and it is surrounding. Dinner and stay overnight at a traditional house to share the experience of being in a local home.

Day5: Wae Rebo – Denge – Labuan Bajo (B/L/D)
Spend your morning in the village to experience the morning life of the peasants. After that having breakfast at a local house then trek the same way back but this time you walk downhill until reaching a point where the car is waiting to bring you back to Labuan Bajo. Lunch will be provided in Dintor. After lunch heading up to Labuan Bajo. Arrive in Labuan Bajo, check in at Hotel. Dinner and stay overnight at Hotel.

Day6: Labuan Bajo – Kelor Island – Menjerite – Rinca Island – Kalong Island (B/L/D)
Breakfast at Hotel. Then direct transfer to Labuan Bajo pier to get on board a local boat then sailing to Kelor Island for snorkeling and to enjoy the white sand beach or do hike. Sailing to Menjerite for snorkeling. Lunch will be served on boat. Sailing to Rinca Island for trekking to see the Komodo Dragons and other wild animals such as timor deer, wild boar, buffalo, etc. Return to the boat and sailing to Kalong Island for bat watching. Dinner and stay overnight on boat.

Day7: Kalong Island – Padar Island – Pink Beach – Manta Point – Gili Lawa (B/L/D)
Early in the morning sailing to Padar Island for hike to the summit of the highest point of Padar. Return to the boat for having breakfast and continue to Pink Beach for snorkeling and enjoy the white sand beach. Lunch will be served on boat. Sailing to Manta Point for snorkeling to see the manta Rays. Sailing to Gili Lawa Darat for sunset trekking. Dinner and stay overnight on boat.

Day8: Gili Lawa – Taka Makassar – Kanawa Island – Labuan Bajo – Bali (B/L/-)
Breakfast on the boat. After breakfast, sailing to Karang Makassar for snorkeling and enjoy the white sand beach. Sailing to Kanawa Island for snorkeling and enjoy the white sand beach. Lunch will be served on boat. Sailing back to Labuan Bajo. Arrive at Labuan Bajo pier, then direct transfer to Komodo Airport for your flight back to Bali. End of service.

Price Include: Three (3) Nights stay at Hotel during overland tour, One (1) Night stay at a local house in Wae Rebo, One (1) stay at Hotel in Labuan Bajo, Two (2) Nights stay on boat, snorkeling equipment, porter, donation, full meals during land and marine tour, unlimited mineral water, All entrance fee and ranger fee during land and marine tour, English speaking guide and guide fee, private car during land tour and transfer in out in Labuan Bajo,

Price Exclude: Personal expenses such as Laundry, international/domestic airfare, Phone calls, soft drinks and alcoholic drinks, Personal travel insurance, tipping, Etc.

What to bring: Casual Clothing, Sweater/jacket, Sun cream, Trekking shoes and Sandal, Hat, Sun glasses, Towel and swimming suites, Mosquito repellant, Passport and Visa, Camera with enough memory.

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